Lectures

In addition to individual talks, the Center sponsors the Clark Quarterly Lectures at the Clark Library and the Early Modern Cosmopolitanisms series on the UCLA campus.

Past Events


Upcoming Events

  • 5 Mar

    Work-in-Progress Session–”Plutus” in Print: Aristophanes and the Early Modern English Print Public

    Friday, March 5, 2021
    4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

    Presented by Shadow Zimmerman, University of Washington Hosted by Bronwen Wilson, Center & Clark Director, Professor of Art History, UCLA Respondents: Johanna Drucker, Professor of Information Studies, UCLA Muriel McClendon, Professor of History, UCLA Claire McEachern, Professor of English, UCLA This event is free of charge, but you must register to attend in advance. All audience members will receive instructions...

  • 30 Apr

    EMRG Works-in-Progress Sessions: Summer Mentorship Research Projects

    Friday, April 30, 2021
    2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

    -presented Alba Menéndez Pereda (UCLA) Hosted by the Early Modern Research Group Online event via Zoom For Zoom registration details, please email the Early Modern Research Group. The Graduate Certificate in Early Modern Studies, administered by the Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies, offers UCLA graduate students an avenue to explore the increasingly transnational and interdisciplinary nature of early modern...

  • 26 May

    A Catholic Cosmopolis? Interpreting Diversity in a Coercive Empire

    Wednesday, May 26, 2021
    12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

    Early Modern Cosmopolitanisms Lecture –by Zoltán Biedermann (University College London) Online event via Zoom This paper proposes a conceptual intervention inspired by a critical reading of Sheldon Pollock's The Language of Gods in the World of Men (2009). It asks the audience to consider whether the Catholic Monarchy, especially during its global heyday c.1580–1640, may be described as a cosmopolis...